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  • *DDC to expand into Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan and Somalia. Djibouti Data Center, set up by a group of local and international investors 18 months ago, is the first data centre and Internet exchange in east Africa connected to eight fibre optic cables that are part of the main Internet route from Europe to Asia. The Internet route travels through the Mediterranean,...

  • Samsung phones cleared for US government use Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 3:33 AM ET

    SEOUL, South Korea— Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday some of its Galaxy mobile devices were approved by the National Security Agency for use with classified U.S. government networks and data, a boost to the company's efforts to expand in the security-conscious business market. The South Korean company said the Galaxy S5, the Galaxy Note 4 and seven other...

  • Review: Apple Pay in action Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 12:53 AM ET

    That wallet-free day won't be coming for a while, if ever, but Apple's new payments system brings us much closer. The biggest difficulty is general acceptance, and Apple has managed to boost interest in mobile payments in a way Google and other rivals haven't been able to for years. Apple Inc. has the advantage of having millions of credit cards on file for its...

  • BOSTON/ BEIJING, Oct 20- Apple Inc's iCloud storage and backup service in China was attacked by hackers trying to steal user credentials, a Chinese web monitoring group said, adding that it believes the country's government is behind the campaign. The attack comes several weeks after Apple said it would begin storing iCloud data for Chinese users on China...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 20- Apple Inc's iCloud storage and backup service in China was attacked by hackers trying to steal user credentials and other information, a cybersecurity blog charged on Monday, saying it believes the country's government is behind the campaign. Unknown "Chinese authorities" interposed their own website between users and Apple's iCloud,...

  • BUSINESS-NEWS-SCHEDULE AT 1830 GMT / 2:30 p.m. ET Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 2:52 PM ET

    International Business Machines Corp reports a marked slowdown in business in September and abandons its 2015 operating earnings target, as weak client spending and a slumping software sector weighed down quarterly revenue. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc says it may raise its bid for Botox maker Allergan Inc to more than $200 per share; the...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 20- Corporate America's cash stockpile increased to a record $1.65 trillion in mid-2014 from $1.64 trillion at the end of 2013, although the pace of growth has slowed sharply, Moody's Investors Service said on Monday. "U.S. corporate cash balances continue to grow on the back of modest economic expansion," Richard Lane, Moody's senior vice president,...

  • Nervous about Apple? Here’s how to get protection Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 11:13 AM ET
    A Chinese man answers the phone with his new iPhone 6 Plus inside an Apple store on October 17, 2014 in Beijing, China.

    Ahead of Apple's earnings report, traders recommend taking to the options market to get protection.

  • EU needs risk-takers to compete with US: EU's Kroes Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 10:16 AM ET
    Neelie Kroes

    European entrepreneurs need to be more willing to take risks in order to compete with their American counterparts, the EU's digital commissioner, Neelie Kroes, told CNBC on Monday.

  • Microsoft CEO on the cloud, inequality & spinoff Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 8:21 AM ET
    Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft Corp.

    Microsoft has proven its potency in the cloud, and is one of three companies with the scale, resources, and know-how to dominate the market, CEO Satya Nadella told CNBC.

  • Tesla—the other one—nets a big crowdfunding win Saturday, 18 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    A film still from the documentary “Tower to the People” shows how Nikola Tesla’s Wardenclyffe lab may have looked on Long Island before his wireless transmission tower was torn down in 1917.

    The last remaining lab of "mad scientist" Nikola Tesla will open it doors to the public this summer after a fundraising campaign saved the site.

  • What's next after wild week for stocks? Saturday, 18 Oct 2014 | 8:53 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The stock market needs to see a therapist. Investors seemed buffeted from every corner: Plunging oil prices, signs of a slowdown in Europe and fear of Ebola on the downside; strong corporate earnings and reassuring jobs market figures on the upside. Investors are afraid that Europe could slip into another recession, perhaps deeper than the one it emerged...

  • Cramer Remix: Time your Apple picking Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 7:36 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer makes a call on Apple ahead of its report and many more, including buys in the investable market bottom

  • Do cases FBI cites support encryption worries? Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 6:40 PM ET

    FBI Director James Comey says encrypting data stored on smartphones and computers could hurt criminal investigations, and evidence reviewed by The Associated Press shows that the child abuse case in Los Angeles from summer 2011 is a powerful, compelling argument. But at least three other examples the FBI director has cited are not so cut and dry.

  • Cramer: Tune in for the most vital earnings week Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 6:14 PM ET

    Jim Cramer said next week is the most important week of the year for earnings. Find out what stocks he will be focused on.

  • Mark Cuban: I'll take more Netflix, please Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 12:15 PM ET
    A sign is posted in front of the Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, California.

    The investor said on Twitter Friday that he planned to buy the stock because of its low valuation.

  • Google misses; Analyst remains confident     Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 10:17 AM ET
    The Google Plus logo in the company's offices in Berlin, Germany.

    Despite Google's earnings miss, RBC Capital Markets analyst, says this is a great value play in the Internet space.

  • The doves rule the day Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    The doves are flying. Is there any doubt that, when it really comes to who influences markets, central banks rule the world?

  • Twitter launches in-app music streaming service Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 9:33 AM ET

    Twitter has launched an in-app audio streaming service, in the hope that users will spend more time on its application.

  • A watch for tracking your fitness routine—in style Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 9:04 AM ET
    A Wellograph watch and activity tracker is displayed at a press event at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the 2014 International CES on January 5, 2014 in Las Vegas.

    Another fitness watch is out on the market and this one aims to help users easily keep tabs on their vital statistics.